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Feb 13, 2013 4:30am EST
. >>> and senator marco rubio's water lights up the twitter sphere. >>> and the top dog right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for wednesday, february 13th, 2013. >>> good morning. i'm mara schiavocampo. we've got two major stories this morning. president obama is telling supporters he needs their help to make the changes he proposed in his state of the union address. republicans say they oppose higher spending and tax increases. but first, the latest from california on what may be the fiery end to the huge manhunt for accused cop killer christopher dorner. nbc's tony chen is in big bear with the latest. tony, good morning. >> reporter: morning, mara. good morning, everyone. let me tell you the last 20, 21 hours have been absolutely incredible. i want to give you the latest information. we just got this within about the last hour, hour and a half. that that cabin that was burning that christopher dorner was believed to have been holed up. investigators just recently went in there and they have found human remains. at this point, they will not verify if these remains are that of christop
Feb 13, 2013 4:00am PST
announced his resignation last month. >>> one moment from marco rubio's statement. rubio reached off camera for a small bottle of water. the awkward water break immediately drew thousands of reactions on twitter. it was a top twitter reaction. >>> conditions seem to be going from bad to worse aboard the abandoned cruise ship in the gulf of mexico. those on board describe the ship filled with sick passengers, scarce food and only a handful of working toilets. the ship is being towed and should arrive tomorrow. >> and a tiny pinscher beat out hundreds to win best in show at the westminster kennel club. banana joe, or just joe, was first in his breed to be named top dog. looks real happy. today we'll see if some m and a action gives the market a boost. keep an eye on the current owner of this network. trading on comcast such earlier than expected. acquisition of g.e.'s remaining stake in universal. the $18.1 billion, it will end 27 of either full or partial ownership of nbc. >>> comcast will also purchase our iconic properties here at 30 rockefeller center. >>> the tech sector bellweather dluf
Feb 18, 2013 4:00am PST
. >>> the gop is lashing out against a white house immigration plan leaked over the weekend. senator marco rubio called it "half baked and seriously flawed." the white house says it's a back up plan in case congress's efforts stumble. brian mooar has more. >> reporter: immigration is one of the issues that sparks democrats and republicans. while eight senators are finishing a bipartisan bill, "usa today" reveals the white house has been working on a backup plan if the current efforts fall apart. >> if those do not work out, then we'll have an option this will be ready to put out there. >> reporter: president obama's chief of staff says the white house proposal would bolster border security and include a path to citizenship for this nation's 11 million undocumented immigrant. republicans say any plan with the president's name on it is bound to fail. >> of course it will. and that's why we are working together, republicans and democrats. by the way, he's had no communications with republicans on the issue, unlike the previous four presidents that i've dealt with. >> reporter: senator john mccain i
Feb 12, 2013 4:00am PST
. republican response being delivered by florida senator marco rubio. >> super bowl-like speech tonight. tracie potts, thank you. also brian williams and the entire nbc team will have complete coverage of president obama's state of the union and the republican reply as well. stick around for that. >>> many around the world are still stunned this morning by pope benedict's surprise announcement he's giving up the pa papacy. a papal abdication has not happened in six centuries. it's creating shock waves even from the sky. "the guardian" newspaper showing lightning hitting st. peter's basilica. chris jansing is in rome this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, richard. there's a lot of speculation here about what that lightning strike means. i can't give you any inside information but the other big speculation, of course, is who will succeed pope benedict. this is something we have not seen since the middle ages. how do you choose a pope when there's one still living? there's a very different church than we saw even eight years ago, and certainly three decades ago when john pau
Feb 12, 2013 4:30am EST
side. marco rubio from florida, by the way, delivers the response tonight. republicans are already criticizing what happens after the president's speech. he's hitting the road, three trips in three days to push his agenda. mara. >> tracie potts in washington, we'll be keeping an eye on all of it. tonight brian williams and the entire nbc news team will have complete coverage of president obama's state of the union and republican reply. >>> many around the world are still stunned by pope benedict's announcement he's giving up the papacy. abdication hasn't happened in six centuries. it's creating shock waves even from the sky. the guardian newspaper shows lightning hitting st. peter's basilica last night after the news broke. claudio la vagne is there. >> reporter: well, a day after the announcement that pope benedict will abdicate, more details are emerging about that announcement. newspaper says that decision made months ago right after his trip to mexico and cuba in march 2012. that's when the pope realized he's too old and too weak to just perform the duties of a pope, including
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